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Bug 257002 (CVE-2008-5987)

Summary: <media-gfx/eog-2.22.3-r3 Untrusted search path vulnerability (CVE-2008-5987)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Stefan Behte (RETIRED) <craig>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: minor CC: gnome
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 256619    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Stefan Behte (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2009-01-30 22:32:25 UTC
CVE-2008-5987 (
  Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python interface in eog
  2.22.3, and possibly other versions, allows local users to execute
  arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working
  directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function
Comment 1 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-01-30 23:41:04 UTC
I am not sure whether this bug is being tracked upstream. Please see the blocker for details and a patch example.
Comment 2 Daniel Gryniewicz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-24 17:27:00 UTC
2.22.3-r3 is in the tree.
Comment 3 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-25 17:10:04 UTC
Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 sparc x86"
Comment 4 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2009-02-25 20:07:07 UTC
amd64/x86 stable
Comment 5 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-26 14:48:53 UTC
alpha/ia64/sparc stable

can't do arm since it needs gnome-2.22 stable
Comment 6 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-26 16:49:02 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 7 Brent Baude (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-26 17:35:36 UTC
ppc64 done
Comment 8 Brent Baude (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-03-18 19:09:03 UTC
ppc done
Comment 9 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-04-06 11:39:26 UTC
GLSA filed.
Comment 10 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-04-06 22:10:03 UTC
GLSA 200904-06